Parliament Probes Kasese Killings

[Monitor] The Deference and Internal Affairs committee of Parliament on Wednesday started investigations into the recent Kasese attacks which left over 100 people dead scores injured and dozens arrested.

[Monitor] The Deference and Internal Affairs committee of Parliament on Wednesday started investigations into the recent Kasese attacks which left over 100 people dead scores injured and dozens arrested.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Bond Notes Bonus?

[Financial Gazette] GOVERNMENT workers have said they would welcome bonus payments from their cash-strapped employer in bond notes, but warned the surrogate currency should not be used to ruin the country’s fragile economy.

[Financial Gazette] GOVERNMENT workers have said they would welcome bonus payments from their cash-strapped employer in bond notes, but warned the surrogate currency should not be used to ruin the country's fragile economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Namibia’s Foreign Reserves Remain Sufficient – Central Bank

[Focac] Windhoek -Namibia’s stock of international reserves remains sufficient to meet the country’s foreign obligations, according to the central bank, Bank of Namibia (BoN).

[Focac] Windhoek -Namibia's stock of international reserves remains sufficient to meet the country's foreign obligations, according to the central bank, Bank of Namibia (BoN).

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

DPC Mwesigye Case Resumes, Magistrate Advises On Out of Court Settlement

[Independent (Kampala)] The trial of Former Old Kampala Division Police Commander Joram Mwesigye resumed on Wednesday with the accused telling Buganda Road Court that all the charges that were preferred against him in relation to assaulting WBS Journal…

[Independent (Kampala)] The trial of Former Old Kampala Division Police Commander Joram Mwesigye resumed on Wednesday with the accused telling Buganda Road Court that all the charges that were preferred against him in relation to assaulting WBS Journalist Andrew Lwanga, are false.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Gutsy Kenya Edge Tanzania in Parliamentary Games

[Nation] Kenya on Wednesday got their first win in football, beating Tanzania 1-0 in their second match of the East African Community Parliamentary Games staged at the Mbaraki Sports Club, Mombasa.

[Nation] Kenya on Wednesday got their first win in football, beating Tanzania 1-0 in their second match of the East African Community Parliamentary Games staged at the Mbaraki Sports Club, Mombasa.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Electronic Monitoring the Solution to Prison Overcrowding – NGO

[News24Wire] An NGO focused on prisoner reintegration believes that a High Court ruling on poor conditions at Pollsmoor Prison has paved the way for electronic monitoring to be used for first-time offenders.

[News24Wire] An NGO focused on prisoner reintegration believes that a High Court ruling on poor conditions at Pollsmoor Prison has paved the way for electronic monitoring to be used for first-time offenders.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Saving Seems to Be the Hardest Word

[Daily Maverick] In politics, one of the harder things to do is to influence a political organisation from outside. It is a path fraught with peril, for the simple reason that forcing a political party to do something can make the people within it oppo…

[Daily Maverick] In politics, one of the harder things to do is to influence a political organisation from outside. It is a path fraught with peril, for the simple reason that forcing a political party to do something can make the people within it oppose you stronger, as they can always turn the "attack" on them into an attack on the entire organisation. Over the last few months we have seen such attempts, to influence the ANC from outside, start to gain some momentum.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa